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and terry moran in washington, this is "nightline," january 27th, 2010. >> good evening, i'm terry moran, and we begin tonight with the big speech. president obama's state of the union address. a pivotal opportunity for him to steal back the momentum he took into office. but it's been a challenging first year, and the president has watched the popularity of his ambitious agenda slide, and skepticism among americans soar, all punctuated a week ago with a republican victory in massachusetts. so, tonight, president obama, well, he was unapologetic and resolute. he went back to his basics. change andope. a little grayer, a little less jaunty, perhaps. the weight of office already telling on him, barack obama came to congress tonight to steady a presidency, and reassure a nation rocked by hard times and bitter politics. >> again, we are tested. and again, we must answer history's call. >> reporter: he came to offer hard truths, and some hard words to a washington establishment that seemed to get the better of him in his first year in office, and further alienate americans. >> they're tired of
it coming, it was too late. >> i bet they can hear this cheering all the way in washington, d.c.! >> reporter: in less than 24 hours before the one-year anniversary of president obama's inauguration, the voters of that bluest of states, massachusetts, sent a powerful rebuke to the president, voting republican scott brown into the senate over democratic martha coakley. a political nightmare for obama that will change the course of his presidency. and so today, with his agenda under fire, and more than 60% of the country saying we're on the wrong track, we sat down with president obama in the roosevelt room, a year to the day, almost the hour, from that icy january moment when he became president. so looking at that clock, one year ago, you were just about to take the oath of office. and now you get this anniversary presence from the voters of massachusetts. robert gibbs said you were surprised and frustrated by the vote. is that accurate? >> here's my assessment of not just the vote in massachusetts, but the mood around the country. the same thing that swept scott brown into of
raised $1 million every day. and they sent bodies. where are you from? >> i'm from washington. >> reporter: where are you from? >> i'm from wisconsin. >> reporter: why were they here? >> scott brown has the opportunity to restore a balance of power in the united states senate. and that's important to washington to wisconsin, it's important to massachusetts. it's important to the entire united states of america. >> thank you very much. inappreciate the votes. >> reporter: last week, i talked to brown about the state of the race. why all the excitement? >> well, because it represents an opportunity for change to go to washington. at least bring back the debate. as the 41st senator, i can can at least allow them to maybe look at things a little differently. >> reporter: he brought up that magic number 41. now he will become the 41st republican senator, enough to block health care reform and wreak havoc on the president's agenda. less than five months after the death of ted kennedy, the lion of the senate, the darling of massachusetts's liberals, it is the man who will take his se
. it >>> alex ovechkin got his first goal as captain of the washington capitals, another big scoring game at the verizon center. nicholas backstrom did most of the damage in the third. tough angle, he likes the lamp, 3-1 capitals. still in the third, alex ovechkin, behind the net. it looks like he will pass, but the wraparound. how sweet is that? four-one capitals. >>> the indefinite gilbert arenas sawgrass seems to be only the beginning. he may have played his last game as a wizard and he may be facing jail time. obviously, he did not learn anything from plaxico burress. this large banner was taken down today at the verizon center. now the wizards employee with knowledge of the situation said other players will be fined for gilbert's should them up gesture before the philadelphia game. >>> the alabama tied it rolled past texas, to physical for the longhorns. colt mccoy got hit from behind, injured and gone. that was a game changer. alabama's first touchdown and the game winner. the tide beats texas, 30-21. alabama is the national champion. >>> a high-school athlete of the week, we go to
was big. >> reporter: this year they plan to sell 20,000 of them. katherine is a mom in washington who wants to give her kids every advantage. kennedy's brother, not yet born when we filmed her, already has a teddy bear that plays the sound of a mother's heat beat. we got a highchair that is like the jetsons of highchairs. >> reporter: she agreed to play out another product made in israel that hooking up to your ipod so mom can play tunes right into your belly. sure enough, the fetus responded. >> it's kicking. our baby's hands or moving or something. >> reporter: he is saying, make it stop or give me more? >> i think -- i think he's like, what's this? this is fun. >> reporter: but our expert was dubious about this product too. she say all that fluid in the belly doesn't muffle the sound. it amplifies it. >> it's like taking a sleeping newborn. and putting speakers right next to their crib and blasting mozart while they're aslup. >> reporter: not a good thing. >> who would do that. >> reporter: it's not they will make your baby e smarter. she worries they will actually cause harm. the
in washington. and that was -- that's something that i take responsibility for. >> and today, he says, whatever he's going through, how about some perspective? two pictures, inauguration, first congressional speech. what would you say to him? >> you're going to look older in a year. you've got more gray. >> as for health care, the president still vowed no small solutions to big problems. he said health care reform is still central to american life. >> every health economist out there who is serious about this stuff will tell you it's a vast improvement over the status quo. that doesn't excuse the stray cats and dogs that found their way into legislation. it is to point out that as we move forward, we have got to make sure we're focused on what is actually helping the american people deal with what is a very serious problem. >> and once again, we ask him about an old promise to all the people terrified about the deficits, $1.5 trillion more spent this year than taken in, expected next year. can you guarantee them still there will be no taxes on anybody who makes under $250,000 a year? still the
and cynthia mcfadden in new york city and terry moran in washington, this is "nightline," january 22nd, 2010. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. and we begin tonight with the search for a baby boy. he's 8 months old, and his name is gabriel, and he's been missing now for more than a month. and since he disappeared, a series of strange events has unfolded. his mother, shifting stories, including the claim she handed the baby off to changstrangers. then, ultimately, her arrest. is baby gabriel somewhere out there, in the care of an unknown couple? or is the answer much more sinister? andrea canning has our report. >> reporter: he's the missing baby capturing the nation's attention. >> if that baby is alive tonight, he's crying for that mommy. she's like a cat. >> arizona cops say gabriel johnson disappeared after being kidnapped by his noncustodial mother. >> reporter: after searching coast to coast for nearly a month, detectives are acknowledging for the first time 8 month old baby gabriel may not be alive. >> we were getting good indications, good tips in. at this point, as some of those are
resources of abc news with martin bashir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city and terry moran in washington, this is "nightline," january 21st, 2010. >> good evening, i'm terry moran, and we're going to begin tonight with john edwards, and a new chapter in his stunning fall from grace. earlier today, the one-time democratic star acknowledged publicly after more than a year of denials, that he fathered a child during an affair on the campaign trail. it was on "nightline," edwards first confessed to his infidelity. at the time, edwards called any notion of paternity an impossibility. as bob woodruff reports, times have changed. about probably the most sk you controversial allegation, which is that a report that has been published that the baby of miss hunter is yours. is that true? >> not true. published in a supermarket tabloid, but no, that is absolutely not true. >> reporter: whehe admitted for the first time to an affair with a staff member, rielle hunter. but still denied being the father of her daughter. >> reporter: does elizabeth think this is possibly your baby? >> no, of course not.
, and terry moran in washington, this is "nightline," january 13th, 2010. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran, and we begin tonight with, of course, the day after, on the island nation of haiti. the first day of a humanitarian effort that will take years, decades, perhaps, and a grim reality of life without the basics for millions of people. we know much more tonight about those horrifying moments the earth shook, and what has happened in the immediate aftermath. kate snow traveled into haiti today by truck to survey the scene. she's in the dominican republic tonight. kate? >> reporter: terry, just outside the haitian border, the focus is about trying to get aid into those victims. we're at a military base, and you see a helicopter over my shoulder. they are going in and out of haiti, evacuated some of the wounded, as well. all of the good efforts in the world to try to bring relief to haiti may not be enough. >> we need more people down here! >> reporter: the quake struck right before sundown on tuesday, 7.0 on the richter scale, almost directly under the haitian capital of port-au-prince. i
in washington, this is "nightline," january 1st, 2010. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. happy new year. and we begin tonight, and our new year with a focus on the epidemic of obesity in america, and one mother who said enough is enough, both for her and her young son. just how widespread is this epidemic? consider a recent study that found more than two-thirds of americans are now either overweight or obese. it is, indeed, a national health crisis, one that affects children, as well as adults. so, tonight, we follow one family in their war against fat, and juju chang now reports. >> yeah! left, left! >> reporter: colin robinson enjoys the classic paxes of an almost sixth grader. theater, video games, gooching around with friends. oh, and food. >> my favorite thing to, like, actually eat at home, double quarter pounder with cheese, no onions from mcdonald's. >> reporter: at 11, colin is severely obese. >> his doctor told me at his last physical about a year ago that i needed to do something immediately. >> reporter: colin's mom christa, who struggled with her own weight issues, knew she had to
in six flags america and. in the meantime both maryland and washington, d.c. gleam jobs. the state and district are working to divide roughly $1 # 4.6 million train more than 100 workers what's being called more environmentally focused skills. the worker willing be placed into the health care field. now the economy is improving a bit expect to see fewer deals on airfield. story details on cobra health care benefits and how to get that new google phone so you don't waste your money. >> bad news for greener ballet mer. not only do we need to deal with increased security. you may have a hard time trying to find a good deal. not as many sales in 10 # 2010. air fair watchdog is security a lot tougher but planes are full because of capacity cuts. a rot of routes have airlines have much less incentive top cut fairs. we have new question today that congress is extending cobra benefits by six months. now those eligible can receive cobra benefits. september 1st 2008 and february 28, 2010 are eligible for the extended benefits. the you recently lost your men bits you may be able to resume the
," january 28th, 2010. >> good evening. it wasn't "the new york times" or "the washington post," even abc news. no, it was "the national enquirer" that brought down john edwards, exposing his affair with rielle hunter, then revealing their love child. of course, mr. edwards described the painer as tabloid trash. but it seems that were right all along. and we were there as the drama unfolded. >> yeah, this is rick. >> reporter: this reporter's two-year pursuit of john edwards' affair with rielle hunter has made some critics suggest that it should lead to a first pulitzer prize for one of the world's most der rided publications. >> people coming out of the woodwork. >> it started with a single phone call to our reporter in our los angeles office from a source who told us that john edwards was involved in an affair with this woman, rielle hunter who was working on his campaign, shooting videos. >> reporter: rick started chasing the respected presidential candidate in early 2008. married for 30 years, the super market tabloid believed edwards was cheating on his cancer-stricken wife. it was s
harris. >> and more good news. another american, richard santos of washington, d.c., has just been pulled from the rubble at the hotel montana. our thanks to those rescue teams as they continue the search effort. and our thanks to dan harris and his team, as well. >>> when we come back, from the search efforts, to scenes of desperation as tragedy turns to anger. [ robin ] my name is robin. i am a wife. i am a mom... and i was a pack a day smoker for 25 years. i do remember sitting down with my boys, and i'm like, "oh, promise mommy you'll never ever pick up a cigarette." and brian looked at me at eight years old and said, "promise me you'll quit." i had to quit. ♪ my doctor gave me a prescription for chantix, a medication i could take and still smoke, while it built up in my system. [ male announcer ] chantix is a non-nicotine pill. in studies, 44% of chantix users were quit during weeks 9 to 12 of treatment, compared to 18% on sugar pill. it's proven to reduce the urge to smoke. seeing how chantix worked, i wasn't so afraid to try quitting again. [ male announcer ] talk to your doctor
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